Dr Miranda Robbins

Interests

The Zlatic Lab is interested in identifying the neural circuits required for behaviour. My work in the group aims to identify the mechanisms of long-term memory formation following olfactory associative learning. For this work I use 2-photon microscopy with holography for single-cell optogenetic stimulation, and electron microscopy for computational network reconstruction. We use Drosophila larvae as a model due to their small number of neurons and ability to introduce a large number of transgenes.

Research Focus

Keywords

memory

learning

networks

plasticity

Drosophila larvae

Clinical conditions

No direct clinical relevance

Equipment

2-photon microscopy with holography

Behavioural analysis

Calcium imaging

Calcium imaging

Electron Microscopy

Fluorescence microscopy

Microscopy

Collaborators

No collaborators listed

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